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The burden of smoking-related ill health in the UK
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    Overestimate of cost of smoking to the NHS

    This paper addresses a number of important issues around the costs of smoking to society, and in particular to the UK National Health Service (NHS). However there are methodological issues which result in the paper overestimating the costs of smoking to the NHS. While smoking does represent a significant cost to the NHS, the estimates provided in this paper, based as they are on a mixture of very old data and parameters...

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